present participle of predispose
as in influencing
formal to cause (someone) to be more likely to behave in a particular way or to be affected by a particular condition Past experiences have predisposed her to distrust people. Researchers have identified a gene that may predispose some people to the disease.

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“Predisposing.” Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 30 Sep. 2023.

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